UWPD Investigating Arson at Sterling Hall

  • Case number: 23-00630
  • Incident date: April 25, 2023, 10:15 pm
  • Incident type: Fire - Arson
  • Location/address: Sterling Hall

On Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at approximately 10:15pm, UWPD officers responded to Sterling Hall for a report of smoke coming from two separate rooms on the first floor. Officers arrived and found the remnants of two fires that appeared to have extinguished on their own. Based on our investigation, it’s believed the two fires were started intentionally.

The two rooms sustained minor physical and smoke damage. Damage and clean-up costs are estimated to be $10,000.

UWPD is actively investigating these two fires as arson. Anyone with information is urged to contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 266-6014 or online at www.p3tips.com. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.